mentalis muscle

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men·ta·lis mus·cle

(men-tā'lis mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, incisor fossa of mandible; insertion, skin of chin; action, raises and wrinkles skin of chin, thus elevating the lower lip; nerve supply, facial.
Synonym(s): musculus mentalis [TA] .

mentalis muscle

Facial muscle. Origin: incisive fossa at front of mandible. Insertion: skin of chin. Nerve: facial (CN VII). Action: raises and protrudes lower lip.
See: face and headfor illus.
See also: muscle

men·ta·lis mus·cle

(men-tā'lis mŭs'ĕl)
Origin, incisor fossa of mandible; insertion, skin of chin; action, raises and wrinkles skin of chin, thus elevating the lower lip; nerve supply, facial.
Synonym(s): musculus mentalis [TA] .
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